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1. Gram-negative

adjective. (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method.

Synonyms

  • negative

Antonyms

  • supportive
  • neutral

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Example sentences of the word gram-negative


1. Noun Phrase
Abnormally high nitrites suggest that the infection might be due to a class of bacteria called gram negative rods.

2. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • perverse
  • counter
  • antagonistic

Antonyms

  • supportive
  • positive
  • optimistic
  • constructive

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

3. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial.

Synonyms

  • dissenting
  • dissident
  • unfavorable
  • disinclined
  • dissentient

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • favorable
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

4. negative

noun. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] a reply of denial.

Synonyms

  • nay
  • double negative
  • denial

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • yes
  • straight ticket
  • be born

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

5. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • validate

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

6. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] less than zero.

Antonyms

  • disprove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

7. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having a negative charge.

Synonyms

  • electronegative
  • charged

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

8. negative

verb. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.

Synonyms

  • veto
  • blackball
  • contradict
  • vote
  • vote down
  • vote out
  • kill
  • defeat
  • controvert
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • add
  • begin
  • succumb
  • success

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

9. gram

noun. ['ˈgræm'] a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.

Synonyms

  • metric weight unit
  • gramme
  • gm
  • dekagram
  • dag
  • weight unit
  • decagram
  • obolus
  • g
  • carat

Etymology

  • gramme (French)
  • γραμμάριον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. Gram

noun. Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938).

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